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Driving While License Revoked in North Carolina - Police Cars at License CheckpointYour license to drive in North Carolina is valuable.  Why you shouldn’t drive while license revoked.

What happens if you’re caught driving on a suspended license?

North Carolina drivers who are convicted of driving on a suspended license face pretty hefty fines and penalties.  Driving while license revoked due to an DWI conviction is even more serious.

How much are Court Costs?  How Long Do I Have To Pay?  I need more time to pay fines

Costs of Court are expensive in North Carolina.  You very well may need some time to pay them – Bill Powers 

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Can a lawyer or my PO help? Will my probation be terminated? Will I go to jail? If I get in trouble while on probation what happens?

Probation violations can be quite serious. They can result in the revocation of probation and activation of a suspended term in prison or jail time – Bill Powers

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Hidden Consequences of a Criminal Record:  What Happens When Convicted of a Felony?  Is One Forever Branded a Criminal?

The etymology of the word “felon” is to some extent uncertain.  In Latin, fel is thought be associated with gall or poison.  Old French defines felon as an evil-doer, scoundrel, traitor, rebel, oath-breaker, and the Devil.

In early English law, a felony could be a crime punishable by death or mutilation and forfeiture of lands and goods.

Driving While Impaired cases are in-and-of-themselves complicated matters for presentation in court.

When coupled with the loss of another human life, the consequences and potential for punishment(s) necessitate a careful examination of the law, facts and procedural history of the on-scene investigation.

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Calculating credit for “Pre-Trial Confinement” can be a complicated process.  When the accused has either been unable to secure his or her release due to financial hardships or in a matter where “NO BOND” has been set by court officials, “crediting” that time against an imposed judgment becomes an important consideration.   § 15A-533. Right to pretrial release in capital and noncapital cases states,

(b) A defendant charged with a noncapital offense must have conditions of pretrial release determined, in accordance with G.S. 15A-534.

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